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An advertising billboard of the Royal Brunei Airlines promoting Brunei as “abode of peace” at a transport station in Taiwan, on Wednesday. Photograph:  David Chang/EPA

Travel agents, London’s transport network and finance houses were among the rising number of companies on Friday to cut ties with businesses owned by (...)

Sean Doyle says he was “flattered and surprised” to be asked to take over as Aer Lingus chief executive. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

“There’s no room for complacency in this business.” It’s not exactly a mantra, but it’s a phrase that Aer Lingus chief executive Sean Doyle repeats o(...)

British synchronised swimming duet Kate Shortman and Isabelle Thorpe attempt their routine in a pool filled with plastic. Photograph: Nigel Davies / PA

Image of the week: Green routine It’s hard enough being a synchronised swimmer without having to attempt a full routine in a pool laden with plastic (...)

Alan Joyce, chief executive officer of Qantas Airways, walks past check-in counters during a media event.

The aviation industry is bracing itself for a new entrant to the market after a 10-year-old boy wrote to the boss of Australia’s biggest airline to se(...)

Headquartered in Dublin, CityJet operates a fleet of 44 regional jets

CityJet was named regional airline of the year at an aviation awards ceremony in Berlin on Tuesday night. The Irish airline picked up the award at t(...)

The Sydney Opera House’s sails controversially become a blank canvas for the advertisers of the Everest horse race. Photograph: Peter Parks/AFP

In numbers: Galactic ambition 800 Number of would-be space tourists who have paid to take a trip on Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic since the (...)

When I googled “how to pack your bag” last week I got 449 million results, more than “how to end poverty” and “how to cure cancer” combined

The other day I caught up with a well-travelled American friend who had outdone himself this year by managing to see penguins in Antarctica, gorillas (...)

AirAsia X topped Rome2rio’s top 10 list of air carriers rated according to lowest cost per kilometre travelled. Photograph: Charles Platiau/Reuters

You may think that Ryanair would lead the world as the lowest-cost carrier, but that’s not so. The cheapest airline is, in fact, Air Asia with a rate (...)

Airbus  plans to create a “hotel-like living space” with sleeping, office and dining areas. Photograph: Airbus

One of the odd – and let’s face it, really annoying – things about air travel is that it hasn’t got any faster in decades. With the exception of the (...)

Wu Ming-yi’s novel The Stolen Bicycle is one of 13 novels long-listed for the Man Booker international prize this year.

Tense cross-strait relations between mainland China and self-ruled Taiwan continue to worsen after a Man Booker international prize nominee had his n(...)

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